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Site experience and outcomes in the Trevo Acute Ischemic Stroke (TRACK) Multicenter Registry.

September 1, 2019

Abstract, via the American Heart Association Journal:

A strong correlation between procedural volumes and clinical outcomes has been established for many highly specialized and time-dependent medical treatments including percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) and high-risk surgical procedures.

A previous analysis has suggested that outcomes after endovascular intervention for large vessel occlusion strokes (LVOS) are highly influenced by center volumes. However, this analysis predates the large-scale use of stent retrievers that have been demonstrated to have a steep learning curve and, therefore, may be less dependent on individual operator/center experience.
We studied the relationship between site volumes and outcomes in the Trevo Acute Ischemic Stroke (TRACK) multicenter registry with the aim to evaluate whether endovascular treatment at high-volume stroke centers, as compared with low-volume stroke centers, is associated with improvement in clinical outcomes and other performance metrics.

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